• Eurovision: Greece "Yassou Maria"

    Is that Ricky Martin? No it’s Sarbel, Greece’s answer to the Puerto Rican firecracker. He shimmies, he sparkles, he wears pants way too shiny. And he does that belly dancer thing with his head. He’s very, very serious when he sings Yassou Maria too. The lyrics in this lil toe-tapper are Shake it up, shake […]

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  • Denyer comments off key

    Grant Denyer has managed to offend various groups during a radio interview with comments that are being called racist and homophobic. Denyer, explaining he was recovering from a big Logies night told NOVA hosts that “I’m feeling like I had sex with a black man right now.“ You can hear the comment here. It’s very […]

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  • Rove from NYC

    Rove is set to broadcast two episodes in July from the US, one in New York and one from Los Angeles. The elaborate move is seen as away of maintaining the show as a prime Sunday night choice for TEN viewers. The last episode of Rove was a disappointing 863,000, the #65 show of the […]

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  • Jessica’s $1M Handshake

    Radio reports today that Jessica Rowe will walk away from the Nine Network with at least $1M. The source said she was likely to receive a three year payout of her reported $500,000 salary – putting the amount as high as $1.5M. Rowe and Nine parted ways on Saturday night, less than 24 hours before […]

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  • Tue May 9

    [ABC/9:20pm] Foreign Correspondent[ABC/10:00pm] MSO Century. A portrait of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in its 100th year. Narrated by actor Geoffrey Rush, the program includes historical and archival photos and film plus interviews with present day MSO personalities.[ABC/11:35pm] The Office Specials. (CC, Rpt, M* Coarse language, Sexual References)It’s been three years since the BBC documentary crew […]

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  • Eurovision : Denmark "Drama Queen"

    All week I will have a special focus on the build-up to Eurovision, the good, the bad, and the completely camp. There is simply nothing else like it (well Mardi Gras, Miss Universe and The Footy Show sort of come close) Let’s kick off with Denmark’s entry, DQ with “Drama Queen.” The song is suitably […]

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  • Lost’s ending is found

    ABC in the US has announced that Lost will end in 2010 with three more seasons of 16 episodes. The unusual claim has been made to allow writers time to map out the key moves, and they couldn’t be happier. Following a mid-season break this year, word is that these seasons will air unbroken from […]

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  • Returning: Survivor

    Nine is bringing Survivor back to our screens, but in a very low profile timeslot. The hit reality series is back 10.30pm Sunday May 20. This 14th season is set in Fiji. Nine last scheduled survivor at 9:30pm but when it didn’t fire, it was bumped to 10.30pm. Now gaining the old Apprentice timeslot suggests […]

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  • Ratings Week 19

    Saturday:1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,477,0002 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,149,0003 Great Comedy Classics Seven 1,145,0004 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,045,0005 The Great Outdoors Seven 1,023,0006 Crocodile Dundee Nine 923,0007 Saturday Night AFL Ten8 Primeval Nine 909,0009 ABC News ABC 850,00010 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Seven 830,000 Friday:1 Seven News Seven 1,424,0002 […]

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  • Dancing to another win

    With 2.2m tuning in the finale of Dancing With The Stars Channel Seven has won Week 18 of ratings. Seven had a 29.2% share to Nine’s 27.2%, TEN’s 22.1%, ABC’s 15.6% and SBS’ 5.9%. Seven won Monday, Tuesday and Friday night, with the other four going to the Nine Network. Seven’s strongest other shows were […]

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  • It’s Kate!

    Kate Ritchie has won her first Gold Logie. In a win that was roundly applauded by the industry in the room, Ritchie won for her twenty years in Home and Away.“I am forever having people stop me in the street and tell me that they know me and have watched me grow up,” she said. […]

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  • Mon May 7

    [ABC/8:00pm] Australian Story [ABC/8:30pm] Four Corners. By the time most baby boomer survivors hit their mid-80s the number of elderly people will have increased 400 per cent… an increasingly activist minority of elderly Australians are saying they will commit suicide before they are overtaken by frailty, illness or dependence. [ABC/9:20pm] Media Watch, Monica Attard. [ABC/9:35pm] […]

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